Karen Lomas
August 11, 2018

Careers Counsellor Services

Parents of year 12 students seeking careers counsellor services can obtain the following careers services from me at Karen Your Career Coach.

My professional careers counselling services are affordable, progressive and confidential. Careers counselling is highly skilled work carried out by professional counsellors, qualified to post-graduate level in Career Development. Counselling incorporates psychological assessment and is underpinned by expertise developed in the study of psychology, sociology, youth studies, post-modern studies, as well as in pure counselling.

Please refer to the following careers counselling services availabe to year 12s at this time in the academic calendar:

  • assistance in understanding the Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre (VTAC) registration and application process
  • support in accessing scholarships
  • help with preference practice via CourseSearch
  • help in understanding and preparing documentation for Special Entry Access Schemes (SEAS) for tertiary entry
  • special consideration and special provisions for VCE students
  • support for international students applying to Australian institutions
  • assistance with acceptance of offers, deferral, enrolement and choosing majors
  • support with scholarship, interstate and international (USA College and UK – UCAS) applications
  • help with the audition process for performing artists
  • change of preferences
  • help in identifying and planning gap years options
  • job search, resume writing and cover letters
  • post graduate study options and graduate programs
  • referral to other professionals where appropriate – psychologists, occupational therapists, tutors
  • interview practice for:
    • tertiary courses
    • job interviews
  • testing  to assist in identifying:
    • aptitudes
    • personality type
    • interests and values

So don’t hesitate, parents, as this is an important time of year for year 12s while they are not only studying but are required to register for their higher education, or tertiary study courses. Contact me at [email protected]

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